Protecting and promoting traditional vegetables can lead to increased incomes for farmers and environmental benefits for society.
Projects & Practice
Previously uncultivated and overgrown agricultural land was restored and was used to set up a new competitive and sustainable business.
Establishing a network of local integration actors between partner regions and offering them an opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences.
Setting up an innovative enterprise in a historic building to strengthen the regional and local agricultural economy, while promoting employment and tourism.
As part of the greater LEADER project ‘Moselle Diversity’ the sub-project ‘World City’ supported the organisation of summer activities for children aged between 7 and 12, including children of refugees, and fostered cultural diversity and the values of ‘living together’.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
An inter-territorial cooperation project between 11 LEADER Local Action Groups in Greece used culture as a tool to raise understanding of the unfolding migrant crisis.
A small successful food market initiative in Sweden used EAFRD funding to help migrants develop their skills, find employment and set up their own business.
A Finnish NGO used EAFRD funding in a transnational project to exchange and develop best practices for integrating immigrants and refugees in rural areas.
A company managing publicly-owned forests purchased new machinery to turn forest residues and logging waste into valuable biomass fuel.